A LITTLE SHADOW

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    A LITTLE SHADOW

    Was it a trick of the light,
    Some one there but not,
    Standing there watching me,
    A second look, Second sight,
    Not Quite in the light, Or out,
    But there just the same,
    Faint whispers in the breeze,
    Voices not here, Voices lost never heard,
    She stands in shadow, Watching, Waiting,
    Feeling her standing behind me,
    Never seen, Not really here,
    A vision         lost in the haze.....


    Richard(PHOENIX)Cartledge   (c) 7/09

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    Vastekia commented on A LITTLE SHADOW

    08-19-2009

    Not often do I read something that causes heart ache the way this poem did. I lost my mom August of last year and while reading this she was all I could think of. This is a truly wonderful peice of work!

    soulwriter commented on A LITTLE SHADOW

    07-25-2009

    Ghostly, mystical - fading fate! Thought provoking!

    HarverTomsson commented on A LITTLE SHADOW

    07-24-2009

    In the volley of "To be, or not to be," you came back to aver, "it is." But, redefined. So accurate of most perceptions; they exist in open need of redefining.

    JadedJezzabel commented on A LITTLE SHADOW

    07-23-2009

    some would call her the shadow people- i call her your higher concience.....perfect way to express the feeling that tells you.....you are not alone in this.

    Dreamer123 commented on A LITTLE SHADOW

    07-16-2009

    Wow! Amazing! this is so kool! I feel that sometimes. As i someone is watching me. but you just don't see them! It's weird but kool in a way well good poem. love it

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